News Articles on 'Upper GI/Hepatobiliary Surgery'
The Two Categories of Pancreatic Cancer
A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Dr. Eric Gan Keng Seng completed his postdoctoral medical training in upper gastrointestinal surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. Now practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre, Dr. Eric Gan ...
Published: 28 Jun 2017
Hawkins named chief of hepatobiliary-pancreatic and GI surgery
William Hawkins, MD, a noted pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St ...
Published: 22 Nov 2014
Westchester Medical Center Welcomes New Surgical Director
In his new role at Westchester Medical Center, Sogawa will oversee the continuing growth of Westchester Medical Center's kidney transplant program and help expand the liver transplant, hepatobiliary ... in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 12 Apr 2016
Kaplan USMLE Step 3: Next step for diabetic with nausea, vomiting
The HIDA scan is the most accurate diagnostic test for diseases of the hepatobiliary tree ... Choice E: An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy helps in the diagnosis of pathology in the stomach or duodenum, but will not be helpful in this patient.
Published: 05 Feb 2019
Underdeveloped fetus removed from 20-day-old boy
A city-based consultant gastrointestinal hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon, Bhavin Vasavada, who conducted the surgery, said that the CT scan was showing the rare condition after which a team of doctors decided to operate the baby. On operating ...
Source: Times of India
Published: 11 Mar 2018
Dr. M. Raashid Sheikh joins Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare
This post was contributed by a community member. M. Raashid Sheikh, MD, a board certified surgeon who specializes in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal surgery, has joined the cancer care team at Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare. Dr. Sheikh's ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 16 Jul 2015
Patients with gastrointestinal tumors at higher risk of other cancers
"Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors," said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores Cancer ...
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 01 May 2015
David McAneny, MD, Named New Vice Chair of Surgery
specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. His surgical expertise is in tumors and other diseases of the endocrine organs, GI tract, pancreas, hepatobiliary system and spleen. He is experienced in laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder disease ...
Published: 10 Sep 2013
William Hawkins, MD, a noted pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor at the School of Medicine.
Published: 21 Nov 2014
How the 'cash for cuts' referral schemes work
hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery, paediatric ENT, paediatric trauma and orthopaedics, plastic surgery, trauma & orthopaedics, upper gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery. The CCG has set aside £1.4m for the scheme. The CCG says: ‘Ensuring ...
Published: 28 Feb 2018
Dr. Nita Ahuja appointed the Carmalt Professor of Surgery
Her surgical specialization is in gastrointestinal ... and her training in general surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins focused on hepatobiliary malignancies and joined ...
Source: Yale News
Published: 22 Mar 2018
This Company Wants to Cure Pancreatic Cancer Using AI
They are among the lucky ones—the tiny share of people who fought and survived pancreatic cancer. The scene is from a ... he was executive director of the Institute for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel. Sign up now to receive ...
Published: 22 Apr 2016
Meet 6 Physicians Who Recently Joined the UConn Health Center
Dr. Brian Shames Dr. Brian Shames, a UConn School of Medicine graduate, has returned to the Health Center as director of the Division of General Surgery. He brings a strong background in transplant surgery as well as complex hepatobiliary procedures and ...
Source: UConn Today
Published: 16 Jan 2013
Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers
“Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors,” said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores ...
Published: 01 May 2015
Matthews Named Chair of Surgery Department
Our present chair of surgery, Josef Fischer, MD, has led the department to national prominence. Dr. Matthews will build on that legacy." Matthews is a gastrointestinal ... From there he did a fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Bern ...
Published: 26 Jun 2001
Division of General, Bariatric, and Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Division of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School covers a broad scope of ... for patients with a wide variety of disease states. Gastrointestinal disorders, hepatobiliary disease, abdominal ...
Source: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Published: 22 Jan 2014
She is seeking new cancer treatments for gastrointestinal ... oncology fellowship with a hepatobiliary and pancreas focus at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2005. She completed medical school and a general surgery residency at Oregon Health ...
Published: 26 Feb 2017